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Fibroid Fighters Advocate For Fibroid Awareness

August 22,2023

Dr. Yan Katsnelson and Fibroid Ambassador Eugenia Buie appeared on News 12 the Bronx to discuss uterine fibroid disease during Fibroid Awareness Month.

Fibroids are benign uterine growths that can cause a variety of symptoms, including painful and disruptive periods, heavy bleeding, pelvic pain, and difficulty urinating. Dr. Katsnelson emphasized that women with fibroids do not have to suffer, and that there are nonsurgical treatment options available. He noted that by age 50, up to 80% of women develop fibroids.

Eugenia Buie shared her personal fibroids journey, describing how the benign tumors nearly took over her life. She endured severe pain and heavy menstrual flow for years, even requiring a blood transfusion. The condition had a negative impact on her mental health as well.

Eugenia Buie, Fibroid Fighters Ambassador, shares her experience with fibroid disease.

Buie has since become an ambassador for the Fibroid Fighter Foundation, where she empowers other women with valuable information about fibroid treatment. She emphasizes the importance of fighting fibroids with knowledge, conversation, and support.

The Fibroid Fighters Foundation and USA Fibroid Centers host an annual event in Manhattan to raise funds for fibroid awareness and related initiatives. The event aims to shed light on the condition, support research and treatment efforts, and offer hope to women suffering from fibroids.

Watch the newscast here

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